An Intellectual Immersion
The Scholars Academy is an intellectual immersion – an opportunity to pursue topics of interest at an in-depth, college level. Studying in small, discussion-based classes, you’ll see how a college class approaches a particular subject. You’ll engage in stimulating discussions. You’ll learn from knowledgeable professors. You’ll raise your learning to a whole new level.
A Liberal Arts Experience
The Scholars Academy is a chance to experience firsthand the liberal arts. Here, in a highly personalized learning environment, you’ll approach topics in an interdisciplinary and integrated way, learning how different academic disciplines ask, investigate and answer intellectual questions.
Experience College Life
The Scholars Academy is a two-week residential, college experience. You’ll live in a residence hall, experiencing a college living environment. You’ll participate in social and wellness activities – from team-building games to group outings to community service. You’ll move beyond high school, as you encounter new challenges, meet new friends and step out of your comfort zone.
Lessons in Leadership
You’ll engage in many discussions and activities focused on campus leadership. You’ll hear from leaders within the college and community. You’ll participate in leadership games. You’ll build problem-solving skills and self-confidence on a high ropes course. As part of a comprehensive program, you’ll gain and sharpen the skills needed to be an effective leader.